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Comment: Tick/Tock has become NOP/NOP (Score 1) 60

As in no discernible improvement in performance even across multiple generations. Intel's process-reduction strategy made sense in the past for improving battery life but now that notebooks are pushing 8+ hours on reasonably-sized batteries I don't think it's enough anymore.

Comment: Re:Diet is very important. (Score 1) 588

by JoeyRox (#47807231) Attached to: Low-Carb Diet Trumps Low-Fat Diet In Major New Study
A calorie is in fact a calorie. It is true that carbohydrates, fats, and proteins each have different energy expenditures (loss) during human metabolism but these differences are already reflected in their rated calorie values - they are "net" values after metabolism. The law of conservation of energy trumps fad diet books, gross misconceptions, and imprecisely controlled human experiments.

How many NASA managers does it take to screw in a lightbulb? "That's a known problem... don't worry about it."